Gaming

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ scene alludes to notorious 19th-century serial killers

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a massive, meticulously designed game. Rockstar Games took great care in bringing this game to life in painstaking detail. It wouldn’t be surprising to see players discover new wrinkles months or even years from now. More than a month after launch, one historian has discovered an allusion to a family […]

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Gaming media and brand report: Rockstar Gets (Red Dead) Redemption in October

When you go eight years between release dates, it’s bound to cause some excitement. Coinciding with the long-awaited Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar Games churned out plenty of supporting material to hype the release in October. Gaming brands and media continue to grow via social video as the demand for related content also soars by […]

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CD Projekt Red wants ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ quality for ‘Cyberpunk 2077’

CD Projekt Red wants the highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 to have the same quality as Rockstar Games’ recently-released masterpiece, Red Dead Redemption 2. The publisher’s CEO, Adam Kracinski, was asked in a conference call with investors if CD Projekt Red thinks Cyberpunk 2077 will be good enough to earn a Metacritic score of at least 95 upon launch, […]

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YouTube U-turn over Red Dead Redemption 2 suffragette clips

YouTube has restored several videos showing a women’s rights campaigner being killed in a variety of ways in the video game Red Dead Redemption 2. The platform had deleted the recordings on Wednesday and in one case had banned the clip creator involved. The action had represented its first such response to depictions of graphic […]

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‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ cheat code list and how to activate them

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a highly detailed open world game that really leans into the idea of realism. From lifelike character animations to weather to certain horse parts, RDR2 wants you to feel like you’re in America’s heartland circa 1899. The realism extends to the story’s methodical pacing and belief that you should spend a […]

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Red Dead Redemption’ remains a Western frontier that’s worth saddling up for

No one has played every video game. Not even the experts. In Backlog, Digital Trends’ gaming team goes back to the important games they’ve never played to see what makes them so special … Or not. Red Dead Redemption goes a long way to live up to its name. Wearing the sand-filled boots of John […]

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How to fix a dead pixel

While you could pay someone to fix it for you or replace the offending screen entirely, learning how to fix a dead pixel yourself isn’t a complex process. But before you get started, you’ll need to determine whether you’re facing a dead pixel and a stuck pixel. A stuck pixel is generated when one or two of […]

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Let’s talk about Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC

If you’re hanging on to the hope that Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC this year or early in 2019, please give that up. Rockstar Games is launching its Western sequel for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, but it hasn’t said anything about a version for Windows. That’s disappointing — […]

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Dead Cells’ Twitch integration is great

The new Metroidvania-style Roguelike action platformer Dead Cells from developer Motion Twin that is out today on PC and consoles comes with Twitch integration in its Steam version. In this “streaming mode,” your Twitch chat gets the power to affect the world of the game, and it creates a fun dynamic that makes for an […]

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Red Dead Redemption 2, Spider-Man raise game industry sales forecast for the rest of 2018

Market researcher DFC Intelligence raised its forecast for video game hardware and software sales in 2018 and 2019. The forecast improvement is based on expectations for a stronger-than-expected second half, and much of that is based on anticipation for sales of Red Dead Redemption 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Rockstar Games’ 2010 epic Western. […]

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Marvel Comics legend, Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko found dead at 90

Enlarge / Even at the biggest Marvel Comics-related museum exhibit in the world, currently running in Seattle, WA, Steve Ditko’s presence is limited by his famously reclusive nature. Sam Machkovech New York police confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter on Friday that one of Marvel Comics’ legendary staffers, Steve Ditko, was found dead in his apartment […]

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The Traditional Laptop Is Dead

When is the last time you purchased a laptop? How much better was it than your old laptop? Why did you stop using your old laptop? I’ve been looking at laptops and laptop reviews and my own collection of laptops going back to some real clunkers. I could probably put together a laptop museum. And […]

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Pre-order bonuses for ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ leaked by Microsoft Store

It appears someone pulled the trigger a bit early at the Microsoft store, inadvertently revealing what was likely a planned E3 announcement about pre-order bonuses for the Xbox version of Red Dead Redemption 2. An eagle-eyed forum poster at ResetEra snapped an image of the offer, and the web site Rockstar Intel also captured a […]